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Whether it is a replacement to fill the void that drugs and alcohol used to fill, or a distraction from actually working on yourself, getting into a relationship too early can lead to complications and consequences for you and your partner.
Here are a few tips that can help you navigate the new world of dating in sobriety: Tip #1 - Decide If You Want to Date Others in Recovery or “Normies”This can be something that changes over time or on a case-to-case basis, although there are many who typically date one or the other.
Many people are aware of the “one year rule” in 12-step programs, which suggest waiting at least a year after getting clean to begin dating again.
While this is just a suggested time period, many treatment professionals and old-timers have seen the consequences of dating in very early recovery.
I knew of sober dating apps, but none of them had reached areas in rural Minnesota at that point.
So I gave in to my last resort: I downloaded Tinder. I realized that the type of person I had been looking for — someone sober, young, someone like me — wasn't as good a fit as I'd dreamed up.
I'd kept my eyes open for other sober people my age, but nothing clicked.
I'd yet to meet someone in recovery who I felt a romantic connection with.
After joining rugby in college, I began binge-drinking. But the summer of 2013 after my sophomore year, I ended up hospitalized with a 0.34 blood alcohol level.The good news: Dating while sober can be just as good, something I found out firsthand when I gave up drinking and continued going out.Read on for my takeaways and lessons that anyone—even those looking to take a break from drinking—can learn from.1.If I felt the need for the hazy lubrication of alcohol during my regular life (work, socializing, really anything), it would certainly be necessary for the potential emotional roller coaster that is dating!Dating can be so squeamish and stressful that many people who aren’t problem drinkers consider it to go hand-in-sweaty-hand with booze.